Looking for info and or pictures of the tail letter and markings of my father's plane B-17 Sweet Sue 43-38190. He was a ball turret gunner in the 493bg 863sq stationed in Debach June 44 to October 44..
I am truly greatful this forum is carrying on, and wish I had joined sooner. I am looking for any info on my grandfather's plane info, mission list, etc. I grew up listening to great stories, and going to a few reunions with him and my dad (I was fairly little still in the early 80's)
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I would like to contact the individuals, or family members of same, listed below in order to learn some information on the forced landing of their B-17 "Hell and Back" at St. Trond, Belgium on 23 January 1945. Thanks. Al CrossonEarl H. Newkirk, Jr. PilotDonald L. Davidson CopilotBernard Jacobs Navig..
Hello Who can identify the Crewmember of the "Gleason Crew" / "Malone Crew" on these Picture.kneeing first row right outside is 2nd. Lt George E. Zackert .Every help is welcome, Thank`s in advance streak98 (Dirk)..
I am trying to find information on the crew of 43-38224. I believe the pilot was a Lt Millhollin. Thanks so much. email@example.com Gerry L Humphrey..
I am currently attempting to research my late grandfathers WW II service record. I am seeking out any info regarding my grandfather, John Thompson (8 AF, 493 BG, 861 BS), his first combat aircraft, Lucy Quipment (41-29545), and the crew that he was a part of. My ultimate hopes is for formal intervie..
My name is Kyle Frick, and I am looking for any information about my grandfather, Kenny Frick, and his service during the war. He was in the 493rd Bomb group, 860th Squadron. He was a waist gunner and master mechanic, and his rank was T-sergeant. Any information anyone can provide will be very helpf..
I recently found in a grouping,the following pictures in a b24's radio crewman from 493th BG. Could you please indicate me the meanning of the number on the bottom of each picture ? Is it possible to identify the airman and/or the unit ? Thanks..
Thanks to the Bangor, ME Public Library http://digicom.bpl.lib.me.us/ww_reg_his/118/..
Always looking to meet/chat with anyone who was a member of the above unit. Any era. Was assigned to the 330th Bomb Sqdn 1951-1954 and have always considered it my best assignment. Like the saying goes...Once a SACman, always a SACman. Fits me:) Bud Winnett..